ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

The EU’s New Medical Device Regulation: What’s Language Got To Do With It?

Posted by Jake Schild on June 6, 2018
The European Union’s new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) will begin being enforced in 2020. It seems like a long way off, but it will be here sooner than we think. The regulation, which represents a sweeping change in the way medical devices are monitored in ...

Topics: Life Sciences, Localization, Translation, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars

Microsoft Says New MT System Achieves “Human Parity”

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 26, 2018
How good can Machine Translation (MT) be? Very good, according to Microsoft. Earlier this month, the tech company announced it had created an MT system that reached “human parity” in translating Chinese to English. In other words, the system is said to have ...

Topics: Global News, Machine Translation, Language, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars

How To Foster Better Patient Understanding

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 23, 2018
Medical professionals are increasingly noting the correlation between patient health and health literacy. The more people are able to comprehend and understand about their healthcare, the more effective treatments tend to be. Health literacy, according to the ...

Topics: healthcare, Strategy, Translation, Interpreting, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars

Webinar | Machine Translation: Technology and Evolution

Posted by jason on March 16, 2018
When: Thursday, March 22 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. CST Register Here Keeping up with the fast-paced world of Machine Translation (MT) technology is a challenge for professionals both inside and outside the field. What MT methods are the fastest, most ...

Topics: Machine Translation, elearning, webinars

4 Common Machine Translation Myths Debunked

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 29, 2018
Machine translation (MT) certainly gets a lot of media hype - some deserved, some not. Read on to learn the truth behind 4 of the most common beliefs about MT. Machine translation myth #1: The best-known machine translation tool is the best machine ...

Topics: Machine Translation, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars

A New Year, A New Regulation: PRIIPs And Translation Requirements

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 26, 2018
The New Year brings new resolutions, goals and strides toward self-improvement. In 2018, it also welcomed a new regulation into the financial world. The Packaged Retail and Insurance-Based Investment Products Regulation, commonly referred to as PRIIPs, took ...

Topics: Strategy, Translation, Legal, Compliance, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars